Latest dispatches from the campaign trail: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

  • What does Rick Santorum’s departure from the GOP presidential race mean for the May 8 primary in North Carolina? (Dome)
  • The McCrory campaign reports raising $1 million this year (Dome)
  • A generational conflict is playing out in the 12th Congressional District (Yes! Weekly)
  • Three-way primary in N.C. House District 72 is heated (Winston-Salem Journal)
  • “The Donald” to headline N.C. GOP convention (Dome)
  • Bob Etheridge, seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, pins his hopes on education (N&O)
  • Two Democrats challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx in the 5th Congressional District (Winston-Salem Journal)
  • Four Republicans vie in N.C. Senate District 27 (News & Record)

VIDEO: Former Charlotte mayors Harvey Gantt and Richard Vinroot release a joint ad in opposition to the marriage amendment.

David N. Bass

Communications Director and Grants Officer for the John William Pope Foundation. Views expressed are his own.

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